Horse Racing

Episode 127: Tappy chats with Jeff Lloyd (Part 2)

Episode 127:  Tappy chats with Jeff Lloyd (Part 2)

In Part 2 Jeff reveals the reason he decided to leave South Africa for a safer life in Australia. He talks of his feeling of uncertainty when he arrived unannounced in Sydney, one of the world’s toughest racing towns.

Episode 126: Tappy chats with Jeff Lloyd (Part 1)

Episode 126:  Tappy chats with Jeff Lloyd (Part 1)

This could be the most comprehensive interview ever given by the former champion jockey, Jeff Lloyd. The great jockey reflects on his wonderful career in South Africa and the astonishing milestones he achieved.

Episode 117: Tappy chats with Hilton Cope

Episode 117:  Tappy chats with Hilton Cope

Delighted to introduce an old friend. Hilton Cope was one of Australia’s best jockeys in his day, but endless wasting was making his life a misery. After 6 Group 1 wins and great success overseas he made the snap decision to quit in the mid 1970’s.

Episode 115: Tappy chats with Danny Brereton (Part 2)

Episode 115:  Tappy chats with Danny Brereton (Part 2)

In part two Dan Brereton pays tribute to the wonderful trainers who helped him along the way.

He reflects on very successful riding stints in Hong Kong and Macau. He was the first Australian Club Jockey to be appointed by the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

Episode 112: Tappy chats with Peter Heagney

Episode 112:  Tappy chats with Peter Heagney

We catch up with retiring auctioneer Peter Heagney who sold his final lot on behalf of Inglis at last week’s Great Southern sale. Peter talks of his mixed emotions as he brought down the gavel on a fifty year career working for three different companies, the last 25 years with Inglis.

Episode 111: Tappy chats with Colin Little (Part 2)

Episode 111:  Tappy chats with Colin Little (Part 2)

In Part 2 of the podcast Colin reflects on Group 1 wins by Ista Kareem and Blutigeroo - two horses he got second hand. He talks about the prospects of some of his current team including the headstrong Vassilator who beat all but The Autumn Sun in last year’s Caulfield Guineas.

Episode 110: Tappy chats with Colin Little (Part 1)

Episode 110:  Tappy chats with Colin Little (Part 1)

In Part 1 trainer Colin Little talks about the shock he received to learn that Caulfield will close as a training base in 2023. He talks of his early life riding ponies on the racecourse and his short career as an apprentice jockey.